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Townsville, Australia
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a spiritual weekend retreat/ family camp in summer. I'm out for words . The place is really awesome; it's like a getaway to a country with impressive amenities - a reception hall, lots of mini lounges with large windows overlooking the lake, it has a huge restaurant / dining area. it has a gazebo, swimming pools, chapel, auditorium... More 

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Thank jiem888
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I'm so pleased you were able to experience true serenity at Sandy Cove. Blessings to you! More 

West Grove, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful location on the North East River. It was great to sit and look at the water all through the day. They also have a pool I took advantage of. The meals are great - served buffet style so you can eat as much as you want. The rooms are very nice and comfortable. The grounds inside... More 

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Thank Sharon J
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Sharon! Time for rest and reflection is so important - glad to hear you left relaxed and refreshed! More 

Saint Georges, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place , these a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the beautiful view ; staff is very nice and respectful . That place is a piece of heaven on earth and the present of God is in the air , God bless Sandy cove ministries , all the staff that works there and all the people that visit the... More 

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Thank kike8008
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Sandy Cove! So happy you were able to relax, enjoy the view and feel the presence of God. Blessings to you! More 

Toms River, New Jersey, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for recreation and to draw closer to God but in need of reinvesting in the facilities! The RV part is where I stayed this time and the sites need major leveling and some TLC. Sandy Cove needs to spend time resources in the RV and tent areas because it has such great potential to being a Resort! It... More 

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Thank Adam A
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Adam! I'll pass your comments about the RV and tent areas onto the campground manager. More 

Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent a week each summer at Sandy Cove Family Camp for most of the last 27 years. We highly recommend it as it will refresh your soul and help build your family bonds. The chance to hear great biblical teaching (this year from Michael Card) plus enjoy great times of worship and reconnect with many old friends and... More 

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Thank David-0n-the-road
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for the review David-On-the-road! We're blessed to have long time friends like your family. Excited to see what the Lord will do in your lives in the next 27 years! More 

jcbart
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is in serious need of an upgrade. Rooms are small for the price you pay. Noisy as can be as when your next door neighbor's water is running you can really hear it in your room. The location is nice right on the Chesapeake but the place is hugely outdated and has seen better days. Some nice activities for... More 

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Thank jcbart
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

You are right - our rooms need some upgrading and we are starting Fall 2016 to do that! Sorry we didn't meet your expectations... More 

Augusta, Georgia
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43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The classic weekend is open to all who would like to attend. While scanning the crowd it appeared that 15-20% of the attendees were 20-something through baby boomer age. The remainder of the group was older; my estimate may be off, so if the folks at SC read this I hope they correct me. The most surprising aspect of SC... More 

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1 Thank Paul G
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Hi Paul! Thanks for taking the time to review Sandy Cove. You're pretty close in your estimate of age who attended - but the weekend is geared toward those of any age who enjoy a "Classic" Bible Conference experience. Hope you had a relaxing weekend! And, yes, call early is good advice! More 

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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

When you book for a Summer Vacation in the Chesapeake Lodge you don't even have to leave the property! They have everything you need, and almost all of it is included. Lodging included. EVERY all you can eat buffet meal is included. 3 pools, hot tub, sky-swing, zip-line, archery, archery tag, gaga, 9 square, ping pong, foosball, carpet ball, pool... More 

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SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

So happy you had the best, stress-free vacation ever at Sandy Cove! Did you do ALL of those activities? :) Thanks for the review - see you next time! More 

Sayreville, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Sandy Cove exceeded my expectations in so many ways. It started even before we got to the property with the pre-arrival emails they sent letting us know how to best prepare for the experience. When we arrived there we were treated to warmth and kindness throughout - and we learned a lot in the morning sessions about our relationship with... More 

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Thank tzlukoma
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your experience at Sandy Cove - and for the very positive comments! I love your 'surprise, surprise' statement. :) Hope to see your family next summer! More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I came back from vacation at Sandy Cove renewed and transformed from inside out. My heart has opened up to love others more and I made new friends. I'm an introvert, but I was able to make some new friends at the resort and shared laughs and concerns. Victorie

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Thank victorie2016
SandyCoveMinistries, Manager at Sandy Cove Ministries, responded to this review

Welcome to the Sandy Cove family! We're so glad you were able to laugh and share and return home transformed! Hope to see you again soon! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandy Cove Ministries is a year round Christian conference center in North East, Maryland. God has blessed Sandy Cove with an amazing 220 acres on the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay...complete with gorgeous sunsets, eagles and ospreys! Visit Sandy Cove as a part of a group retreat, attend a Sandy Cove event or stay for a Personal Retreat. Many churches and organizations host their own weekend and week-long group retreats and meetings in our hotel-style facility. We offer all-inclusive packages - lodging, all-you-can-eat buffet meals, meeting rooms and activities. Planning a small staff retreat, attending a national conference or having a family reunion? We can accommodate rental groups up to 1000 or more! On any given weekend retreat guests come from New York City, Philadelphia, Lancaster, Baltimore, Washington DC, Richmond and everywhere in between! For groups looking for a central meeting location, they fly in from all over the U.S. Philadelphia and Baltimore airports are just an hour away. Sandy Cove programs special events throughout the year. We offer many women's events, couples getaways, pastors and ministry leaders' sabbaticals, a men's weekend retreat and seniors programs. Summer Family Camp is all about worshipping with other families on vacation...you'll find great speakers, fun activities for all ages, time to relax and time to play! The Marsh is our Christian summer day camp for kids. Personal Retreats are a way to treat yourself at your own pace as you take the time to talk to God. A Personal Retreat is a Bed & Breakfast stay - Sandy Cove style! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandy Cove Ministries

Address: 60 Sandy Cove Rd, North East, MD 21901-5436
Location: United States > Maryland > North East
Number of rooms: 150
Also Known As:
Sandy Cove Ministries Hotel North East
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